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Roger Federer was put out of the championships this time last year by Milos Raonic. The young Canadian who regularly serves in the 140mph range, started his opening game on centre in that vein. Federer...

I was dreading today. I am an undisputed Williams fan. Serena and Venus in equal measure. I like Jelena Ostapenko too: small, feisty, bighitting and ludicrously self assured. You can never write her off....

She is the first British woman since Virginia Wade to make it into the semi finals of Wimbledon. Johanna Konta took the long route to the semis, but she did it and breaking the heart of her Romanian opponent...

There is never any doubt when Rafael Nadal is losing. The double time Wimbledon champion has a frown on his face and it started after Gilles Muller broke him in the first set. It was there in the second...

I hate the spectacle of nationalism in sport. I never cheer for that reason. I cheer on my favourites because they are supreme athletes and good people. That’s why I was secretly cheering on the...

She plays again today and I am sure she welcomed the weekend’s interlude. Number 10 seed, Venus Williams just needed one hour and thirty minutes to see off Japanese rising star Naomi Osaka. Making...

To the chime of Big Ben at 1pm precisely, two WTA players walked out onto centre court to play for a place in the fourth round. Victoria Azarenka has been here many times before, but for the British number...

Madison Keys is often talked about as a rising star of American tennis, and from time to time today, one could see why. With a big serve and a fluid motion, Keys is a sight to behold. But, as is often...

It really isn’t easy being Venus Ebony Starr Williams these days. The 7 times grand slam champion was involved in a car incident in London’s Wimbledon just before the start of the Championships...

Ah yes. The “predominantly white” rule at Wimbledon. Every year there’s a lot of commotion about how stodgy and boring the All England Lawn and Tennis Club is with their strict rules...